Forget the Tesla Model S, and make way for Byton’s K-Byte, a completely autonomous electric sedan. This is made possible with LiGuards sensors concealed beneath the side-mirrors, which only pop out when self-driving mode is activated to detect obstacles ahead, while LiBow sensors on the front / rear add to the vehicle’s spatial awareness. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“You might have noticed the ‘Li’ prefix – it references LIDAR, the pulsating-laser technology that the sensational features use to track distances. Though the perceptual faculties are all there, the brains behind the car have yet to be fleshed out. Byton has stressed that the K-Byte is purely conceptual, and not a preproduction design,” reports Hi Consumption.